The Tavern Blawg is a combination gaming and entertainment and intellectual property law blog/”blawg.” A “blawg” is a law blog. The Tavern Blawg also has a video component, hosted at the Tavern Blawg Video Youtube channel (currently on hiatus because my potato of a computer died so I’m stuck playing only on mobile). The Tavern Blawg and Tavern Blawg Video are for entertainment purposes only and are not intended to constitute attorney advertising or legal advice. Nicholas Weiss does not create any attorney-client relationships without a written agreement to do so. Unless otherwise indicated, all content is created by Nicholas Weiss, and owned by him. Please get permission before using any of the content herein. Thank you, and enjoy!


UdWqJzJ7_400x400Nicholas “DeckTech” Weiss is a lifelong gamer and third-year attorney. He graduated from the University of San Diego, School of Law cum laude in 2014, and is admitted to the California Bar. While at USD, he took Media Law and other entertainment and intellectual property-related courses. He has assisted gaming organizations and indie entertainment companies with copyright infringement, fair use, and right to publicity issues, and represented professional gamers in contract formation and contract disputes. He currently works at the employment defense firm, Gutierrez, Preciado and House, LLP as an associate attorney. GPH is not affiliated with The Tavern Blawg or Tavern Blawg Video, and all statements made in each are solely those of Nicholas Weiss.

Nicholas has also worked as a production assistant at an animation studio, has studied game design, and has designed his own classic JRPG-style mobile game, production of which is currently on pause. His current obsession is Hearthstone, which he has played since open beta. He also co-hosts a Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links podcast entitled “The Duel Assessment.”

If you want to learn more about Nicholas’s chops, check out his Hearthstone-centric resume, here.


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The occasional stream: https://www.mobcrush.com/decktech

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